Sodexo is seeking a Registered Dietitian to provide inpatient clinical nutrition coverage using evidence based medicine to optimize patient care at Holy Cross Hospital. Holy Cross Hospital is located on the south side of Chicago,IL.
Position will report to Clinical Nutrition Manager and ideal candidate will:
Conduct nutrition assessments, provide education and implement interventions in order to improve the patient's nutrition quality of life
Monitor and evaluate patient care and outcomes on an ongoing basis
Document in the medical record using the nutrition care process in ADIME format utilizing IDNT.
Collaborate other members of the patient care team including Doctors, Nurses, Psychologists and Social Workers
Participate in quality and process improvement measures
Participate in some food service related activities including but not limited to: test trays, staff inservices, and service recovery.
Be passionate for inpatient nutrition care and to develop their clinical skills
Be an independent worker with excellent time management skills
Have ability to speak Spanish for patient population preferred but not required
Have Licensure in the State of Illinois Required
Responsible for providing direct basic nutrition services
Key Duties-Provides nutrition care to population served to ensure needs and customer satisfaction levels are met.
Maintains and develops client relationships and client satisfaction to ensure account retention.-Manages, promotes, and educates others on food and nutrition programs according to Sodexo standards and policy.
Collaborates and communicates with culinary and clinical departments on established processes, special diets, and menu requests and probes potential problems and apprises manager of status on resolution of problems or issues, using appropriate Sodexo resource when necessary.
Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as Sodexo/client policies and procedures (e.g. Health Dept., HIPAA/Privacy Act, Joint Commission, quality assurance, safety, operations, and personnel) by keep abreast of the most recent nutrition-related trends, research, policy, certifications, and standards of practice.
Follows operating standards, implements quality improvements and communicates them to other departments..
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Education Requirement
Basic Functional Experience